Laminectomy Teaching 1469

The patient was instructed in laminectomy in the use of antiembolism tube to stop thrombus formation. The patient was taught in techniques for ankle rotating and calf driving to increase venous movement in legs. The patient was reviewed in the use of braces or corsets. The patient was recommended in the use of assistive devices to help decrease trauma on the back, elevated toilet seats, tub railings. The patient was instructed to have the incision place clean and dry until sutures and staples are removed.